Valley Forge, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2012
RatnerPrestia is pleased to announce that Brian P. O'Shaughnessy has joined its Washington, D.C. office as a Shareholder, where he will focus his practice on counseling in strategies to protect and monetize intellectual property, in diverse disciplines including organic chemistry, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology.
O’Shaughnessy is a member of the Board of Trustees, and Regional Vice President, USA, of the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A and Canada), Inc. As Regional V.P. for LES USA & Canada, O'Shaughnessy is charged with coordinating public policy positions and public outreach for the Society. He is also an active member of the American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. O'Shaughnessy is also proud to serve as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.
Addressing O’Shaughnessy’s decision to join the firm, RP President and CEO, Jonathan H. Spadt, recently commented, “Brian’s experience, client base, and accomplishments speak volumes about the type of lawyer and person he is. We are fortunate to add his talent, energy, and vision to our ranks.”
O’Shaughnessy is admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and various federal district courts of the United States, as well as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. O’Shaughnessy’s wide-ranging experience provides a diverse perspective and creative solutions to intellectual property management, enforcement, licensing, and risk avoidance. O’Shaughnessy earned his J.D. degree from Syracuse University College of Law, and both his M.S. and B.S. from the Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry.
RatnerPrestia’s practice is devoted exclusively to intellectual property law. With extensive and diverse legal, technical and corporate backgrounds, its professionals provide practical, cost-effective, business-oriented counseling to a wide range of international and domestic clients. It also represents clients in essentially all courts and patent and trademark offices. RatnerPrestia is a full service IP firm with a 30 year proven track record of success. For additional information, visit http://www.RatnerPrestia.com.